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CURRENT OPENINGS:
EDUCATION & ACCESSIBILITY INTERN

City Theatre Company (LORT D), Pittsburgh’s leading professional theater dedicated to new plays, is currently recruiting one Education & Accessibility Intern for the 2022-2023 school year.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Education & Accessibility Intern will assist the Director of Education & Accessibility with the implementation of education programs, which include Young Playwrights, Student Matinees, and access measures for patrons with disabilities. Duties will include the research, writing, and design of educator resource guides; assisting in the facilitation of Young Playwrights workshops, Contest, and annual Festival; serving as an on-site representative at education and outreach events; and other special projects and duties as needed.
REPORTING AND COMPENSATION:
The Education & Accessibility Intern reports directly to the Director of Education & Accessibility. The position requires a commitment of approximately 10 hours per week for two semesters, September 2022-May 2023. The intern will receive a stipend of $500/semester ($1,000 total). Considerations will be made for the right candidate who can only work for one semester.
Requirements
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE:

  • A solid foundation of knowledge in theatre arts
  • A knowledge or interest in theatre education
  • A commitment to lifting up and celebrating young voices
  • A commitment to centering Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in their learning
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortability with performing research related tasks
  • Dedication to enthusiastic collaboration, positive communication, and inclusive behavior

City Theatre encourages all candidates to apply, even if you do not have experience in the duties listed above. As there are great candidates who possess intuitive knowledge or other fully transferable skills, do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.
COVID-19 POLICY FOR INTERNS:
City Theatre has implemented a series of mitigation health and safety practices and policies in response to Covid-19. All staff, artists, independent contractors, and volunteers must provide proof of being fully-vaccinated (including boosters, if eligible) from Covid-19 as a condition of employment. Accommodation requests for documented and legally-allowed medical and religious exceptions must be submitted in writing and disclosed prior to hiring.
ABOUT CITY THEATRE:
Founded in 1975, City Theatre is entering its 48th season as Pittsburgh’s home for bold new plays. Located in the historic South Side on its five-building cultural campus, the company produces a subscription season of new works, The BASH, its annual Young Playwrights and Momentum festivals, the return of ‘Sister’ in ‘Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3, as well as performances and events from rentals and other organizations and partners.
City Theatre’s mission is to provide an artistic home for the development and production of contemporary plays that engage and challenge a diverse audience. Its vision is to be the best mid-sized theater in America. Organizational core values are: Community; Collaboration; Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility; and Creativity.
With a full-time staff numbering 24 and an annual average operating budget of $3.1 million, City Theatre is the largest performing arts organization not located in Pittsburgh’s downtown Cultural District and is a constituent and core member of the League of Resident Theaters (LORT), Theatre Communications Group (TCG), and the National New Play Network (NNPN). In August 2021, City Theatre announced a re-structuring of the artistic director position, elevating current staff members Clare Drobot and Monteze Freeland to Co-Artistic Directors with Marc Masterson, who had held the title of singular artistic director since 2018. The trio join Managing Director James McNeel as co-leaders of the organization. It is governed by a board of 22 community volunteers (Caitlin Green, board president).
City Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In building an equitable work environment, the organization values diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skill-sets. It does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. City Theatre is committed to building a team that reflects its values and encourages all interested candidates to apply.

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No phone calls, please. If you are unable to complete this application online, please email finance@citytheatrecompany.org for alternate application instructions.

Salary Description
$500 per semester